Playworks Earned a 2019 Gold Seal of Transparency

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Playworks just earned a 2019 Gold Seal by adding information to our Nonprofit Profile on GuideStar. Now our community members as well as 10+ million GuideStar users can find in-depth information about our goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress. We’re shining a spotlight on the difference we help make in the world.

Guidestar Gold Seal of TransparencyPlus, we’ve provided fresh information to 200+ charitable websites and applications that use GuideStar data, such as AmazonSmile, Facebook, and Network for Good.

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GuideStar is the world’s largest source of information on nonprofit organizations. Foundation Center and GuideStar have joined forces to become a new nonprofit called Candid. Learn more at candid.org.

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December 9, 2019

Playworks Coaches and Staff Volunteer at the Children’s Book Bank ›

Prior to Thanksgiving, Playworks AmeriCorps Coaches and staff convened for an afternoon of giving back to our community by volunteering at the Children’s Book Bank (CBB). The CBB fills homes with engaging, culturally diverse books because all children deserve to have books of their own. In low-income neighborhoods, the ratio of books to children is…

December 4, 2019

Oregon State University Study Finds High-Quality Recess Positively Impacts Student Behaviors ›

A recent study by the Oregon State University College of Public Health and Human Services found that high-quality recess contributes to the executive function, emotional self-control, resilience, and positive classroom behavior in elementary school children. While past studies explored the benefits related to the amount of recess time, this is the first study to address…

November 25, 2019

Elementary Students Fine-Tune Basketball Skills at Portland Trail Blazers Community Team Girls Clinic ›

On Saturday, November 9th, 41 students from various Portland elementary schools attended a girls basketball skills clinic hosted by the Portland Trail Blazers Community team at the Blazers Boys and Girls Club. To kick off the day, the Blazers Community team led stretches, then focused on teamwork and the fundamentals of basketball.  With the help…